Dover Demon

Dover Demon Again

The Boston Globe followed up their earlier story by publishing, on Halloween, Bill Bartlett’s black and white line drawing in a short article entitled "Ever seen the Dover Demon?" The Dover Demon lives on…

Dover Demon 2006

The Boston Sunday Globe Boston, Massachusetts Decades later, the Dover Demon still haunts By Mark Sullivan, Globe Correspondent October 29, 2006 Dover –Twenty-nine years later, William Bartlett stands by his story of what he saw on Farm Street that night. It was an eerie human-like creature, he said, about 4 feet tall with glowing orange eyes and no nose or mouth in a watermelon-shaped head. ‘‘I have no idea what it was,’’ Bartlett, now a 46-year-old artist living in Needham, said in a recent interview. ‘‘I definitely know I saw something.’’ The ‘‘Dover Demon’’ that Bartlett and two other teenagers [...]

Dover Demon still in the news

Off to the Boston area for a little trip down memory lane. Fox 25 News is interviewing me for a Halloween feature on the Dover Demon. The name, a moniker I coined to denote this small, weird, orangish creature seen by four witnesses in late April 1977, is one that stuck. The drawings by the eyewitnesses and the encounter itself have traveled down through the years as vivid images that appear to well up the closer we get to Halloween every year. The iconic Dover Demon even has been made into tiny Japanese figurines, and I’ve heard, characters in computer [...]